Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar, a national casual dining brand that combines a family-friendly casual dining restaurant and a fan-favored, energetic sports bar under one roof has named two franchise industry veterans to its leadership team.
With the national unemployment rate averaging 3.9 percent over the past four months—20 states showed 3.6 percent in July alone—restaurants are facing sharp recruiting and retention issues. In some ways, underemployment is the new unemployment.
Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern announced the promotion of Jim Sauter from director of operations to vice president of the company. Sauter has more than 29 years of experience in the restaurant industry.
FM Restaurants HoldCo, LLC, an affiliate of Z Capital Group, LLC, a leading alternative asset manager of opportunistic, value-oriented private equity and credit funds, today announced the appointments of Randy Sharpe as Chief Executive Officer and Ned Algeo as Chief Financial Officer.
The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. announced it strengthened its leadership team with the creation of a new position to focus on the special events business and two new executive hires.Celeste Fierro has transitioned from her most recent role as Senior Vice President—Operations to the newly created position of Vice President of Special Events.
David Zadikoff, founder and CEO of Cornerstone Restaurant Group, announced Wednesday that Josh Zadikoff will take on the role of president at the hospitality company, which oversees Chef Bill Kim’s bellyQ and urbanbelly restaurants in Chicago as well as iconic Michael Jordan-brand restaurants throughout the country, among others.
There’s likely to be good news for temporary hourly workers this holiday season. Employers, including retailers, hotels, and restaurants, say they expect to be filling more jobs and offering significantly higher wages than they did last year in order to attract seasonal workers in the fourth quarter.
Six months after Congress passed new legislation around tip pooling, restaurants across the country continue familiarizing themselves with the guidelines and running the numbers to assess what makes sense for their individual operations.
Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. announced that John Mountford has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer, effective September 11.“I am very pleased to promote John to the role of Chief Operating Officer” says Steve J.
FIC Restaurants, the operator of Friendly’s, named industry veteran George Michel its interim chief executive officer, the company announced Thursday. Michel replaces former Panera Bread executive John Maguire, who is leaving the chain after six years to accept another job in the restaurant industry.
Tom's Urban, a fast growing eatertainment concept and modern casual dining restaurant, today announced the appointment of Shannon McNiel as president and Chief Operating Officer. Leveraging over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry, McNiel will focus on overseeing, developing, and setting the direction for Tom’s Urban’s operational activities.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is bringing on Michael Coyne as chief financial officer, effective October 1. Coyne arrives with more than three decades of leadership experience, including a six-month stint as interim CEO at Potbelly Corp.
GameWorks, Inc., a full entertainment and dining experience for families, teens, and millennials with seven locations nationwide, announced that ExWorks Capital has assumed full ownership of the company and appointed new leadership.